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Just checking : scenes from the life of an obsessive-compulsive

Author: Emily Colas
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 1999. ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Emily Colas--young, intelligent, well-educated wife and mother of two--had a secret that was getting in the way of certain activities. Like touching people. Socializing. Getting a job. Eating out. Like leaving the house. Soon there was no interval in Colas' life when she was not just checking. This raw, darkly comic series of astonishing vignettes is Emily Colas' achingly honest chronicle of her twisted journey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Emily Colas; Emily Colas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Colas
ISBN: 9780671024383 0671024388
OCLC Number: 41557430
Notes: "Featuring a reading group guide"--Cover.
Description: 165 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Emily Colas.

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The deeply disturbing, hysterically funny, achingly honest memoir of a young woman with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.  Read more...

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Java A terribly funny, sad, and deeply human account...Honesty is the key here, and it's Colas' ironic self-awareness that makes for such a refreshing read. Martha Manning author of Undercurrents and Read more...

 
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